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took their leave, agreeing to meet again on this same spot at a certain hour on
the third day, their business being done, and then to return home as they had
come. But when the sun had risen three times, Nanda, riding a grey ass which he
... bridal chamber or “room of the happy pair,” where the flowergarlanded bed
had been set up. There, among kisses, jesting, and tears, everyone took leave of
them. Nanda, who had been at their side throughout, was last upon the threshold.
... pricked and twitched in your flesh by the six miller's men of the passions. Could
you not leave off? Must you still go on, with your ogling, licking, slavering, your
knees giving way with desire when the object of your delusion heaves in . . sight?
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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